Lemongrass originates from Sri Lanka and South India. It can be found almost in all countries. The stalk is often used in Asian cuisines or brewed as a tea. It carries a fresh, lemon-like scent that repels insects, promotes sleep, relieves stress, boosts mood, and freshens air. Lemongrass can also be included in medication for relief of pain and other conditions such as fever or stomach discomfort. It is used in many other applications because of its antioxidant, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory effects.
Health Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil
Various studies had been conducted to verify the antioxidant properties of lemongrass and it has been proven that this ability of lemongrass could help to reduce aging signs and risks of diseases by fighting against oxidative stress and radicals. It has also shown effects in dental hygiene when used as a mouthwash. In addition, lemongrass essential oil can be applied to injuries and prevent infection. Its anti-fungal property is also useful for treating skin conditions such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, and jock itch.
Lemongrass consists of citral that relieves pain and inflammation. This could also help to reduce symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Studies conducted have shown results where the usage of lemongrass essential oil helped patients to reduce the level of pain by 30% in a month. It could also ease headaches and migraines due to a compound names eugenol, found in lemongrass.
How to use Lemongrass Essential Oil:
Using an Aroma Mist Diffuser
Many research and health studies have shown that the best way of enjoying the benefits of essential oils is when the essential oil molecules are inhaled directly into the body. This can be easily achieved by using an aroma mist diffuser. Follow our simple steps below to learn how you can enjoy the health benefits of essential oils comfortably in your home or office.
Step 1: Pick a location
When positioning the location of where to place the aroma mist diffuser, choose a space in your home or office with a level surface or solid tabletop. You will also need a power outlet. It is recommended to have a placemat below the machine since water is being used.
Step 2: Fill up with water
Remove the cover and fill the diffuser reservoir tank with clean water. Fill it up to just below the water line. All our mist diffusers have a water level line on the inside of the reservoir. Be sure not to exceed the water line.
Step 3: Add your favourite essential oils
Simply add 2-3 drops of your favourite essential oils into the water. Secure the lid back in place, and we are good to go! For larger open areas like office or workplaces, it is recommended to use up to 6-10 drops of oil for a stronger scent.